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Jan 19, 2013 7:00am EST
disgusting to me that we allow a work environment in the military, specifically in this case in the air force, that is so hostile to women. and i believe heads should roll. >> reporter: an air force spokesman confirmed that investigations have been launched into those responsible for the pornography and that some personnel may be subject to possible court-martials. this kind of material, the spokesman said, is not acceptable in this day and age. for "today," nbc news, washington. >>> there's a lot more to come on "today," including an inside look at the church of scientology. why is tom cruise such an important member? we'll ask the author of a book that examine the ties between scientology and celebrities. >>> first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> still to come, answers to your pressing real estate questions including whether now is the best time to buy even if you're struggling to come up with a down payment. >>> plus, how has four years in the white house aged president obama? >>> good morning. it is 7:26 on this saturday, january 19th. i'm richard jordan. today kicks off the inaugu
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
shocking and disgusting to me that we allow a work environment in the military, specifically in this case, in the air force, that is so hostile to women. i think heads should roll. >> a spokesperson says an investigation has been launched for those responsible, and this kind of material was said to not be acceptable in this day and age. >>> there's a lot more to come on "today," including a look inside the look of scientology. we'll ask the author of a book that examines the ties between celebrities and scientology. >>> still to come, answers to your pressing real estate questions including whether now is the best time to buy even if you're struggling to come up with a down payment. >>> plus, how has four years in the white house aged president obama? >>> good morning, looking live at our fremont camera on what is a start to a day that is going to be absolutely beautiful this morning. i'm kris sanchez along with meteorologist anthony slaughter who is a lucky duck to have the forecast he has this weekend. >> it's been a great week. each and every day it's gotten warmer and warmer even into
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
environment. are all the players in place? you're looking at about 40 something law enforcement agencies and it's an orchestra coming together to do a symphony and the secret service is the conductor. >> during the parade, the thrill of thrills for someone along the parade route is when the president and first lady get out of the car and walk. they get to see them. >> yeah. >> they get to get a glimpse of them. that has to be the biggest nightmare for people in your former position. >> yes. of course, you don't want them coming into close proximity with people. you don't know what a person is going to do, even though they've gone through a metal detector. you don't know what their intentions are. >> is that what we think of as a spontaneous moment where the president gets out, actually a carefully, orchestrated event? >> sometimes yes, sometimes no. sometimes we think, okay, we're going to go from point a to point b. and he may do a b-line and go the other way. >> can't the secret service tell him, mr. president, this is where you'll get out of the car and this is where you'll get back in? >
NBC
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
python hunter who says the contest is good for the environment if the snake doesn't kill you yourself. >> you have to grab this thing that is going to try to bite you. >> reporter: it is enough to give indiana jones the creeps. >> reporter: they could have arrived on a plane as a pet later turned loose by someone thinking they are doing nature a favor. that's how this uninvited guest, a 17-footer, ended up crashing a family picnic. it. >>> it is putting a lot of pressure on our native wildlife. >> they can hide out in those woods and it is almost impossible to see them. >> reporter: it turns out they are pretty good at hiding. >> it takes about 100 hours for every one we find. we spend a lot of time out here looking. >> reporter: for these snake t hunters, as darkness set in, the pythons were winning. >>> up next, is beyonce crazy in love with herself? we'll take a look in our weekly buzz after these messages. pleasures can simply hurt. the sadness, anxiety, the loss of interest. the fatigue and aches and pains. depression hurts. cymbalta can help with many symptoms of depression. tel
NBC
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
just -- being in the environment, it made me, you know, want to be more involved in the other aspects of my physical health. >> that's when you started getting into working out. is this book for mere mortals? we joke about it. we see you at "in the club." our results may very. you're pretty in shape. >> when they call me machine they're making fun of me. >> oh, they are? >> yes. the book is for the average person to -- person that's a little more advanced. there's two different programs in there. it's a six-week program. it has diet involved in it. a lot of times people get the training right and not implement the right diet and so they don't see the results they're actually looking for. >> a lot of people have notions about the rap lifestyle. not everyone immediately thinks this is the healthiest lifestyle. something you take on right away in the book. you write you might legitimately ask, who are you to preach fitness? aren't you the guy who dropped joints like high all the time? >> comfortable with that fitness and everything else i wrote in the album, all the dysfunctional behavio
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am EST
more ambitious items on his agenda, like guns and immigration who anything on the environment or education policy, and the president really only has six to eight months to get that done according to historia historians. >>> let me ask you more about thatment we know you wrote a piece for nbcnews.com that explains why the next six months are critical for the president. can you talk a little more about that? >> yes. this is something, like i said, historians have seen that presidents often only have about six to eight months to get something done. they look at lbj trying to get civil rights or the great society items of legislation done that we think of today. and if president obama is going to get anything done on his sweeping call to action on guns or anything done on immigration where really latinos were such a huge part of his coalition to win in 2012, if he's going to get any of that stuff done, it's really important to get off to a quick start and get some of that done in the first six to eight months because otherwise, most of these guys, these elected officials look toward
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am EST
safe. if it's an armed incampment, then is it still a learning environment? we had 27 officers in school, and they were a valuable resource inside our schools. but i think it's a delicate balance, and it would be my grandchildren that we would be protecting more than my children. in any essence, i want to make sure our kids -- schools are learning environments and not armed encampments. we want to make sure we are protecting the learning environment. >> are their armed officers, staff in prince georges schools? >> yeah, they have officers in some of the schools. and you go to look at urban jurisdictions inside the country and there's definitely a lot of that. and that tends to be in schools where you have criminal activity going on, like gang activity, for example, and sometimes the officers can be used to diffuse that, and the fact that they have the gun is not the main reason they are there, and that's, again, the intervention and prevention part that makes sense. >> governor o'malley proposed making it a misdemeanor to not report a lost or stolen gun. would that help? >> later
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
environment where sexual assault is not tolerated, condoned or ignored. we must have a climate of dignity and respect with where where a victim's report is taken seriously x they're provided resources. commanders or and leaders across the armed forces play an essential role in establishing this climate where victims supported, and they do not fear retaliation, where offenders know they will be found and held accountable and where bystanders are motivated to intervene. our troops take care of each other on the battlefield, the same ethos of care must extend to combating sexual assault. commanders are responsible for the good order and discipline of the forces under them. this is essential to military readiness and mission success. removing commanders from the administration of military justice would undercut their ability to establish good order and discipline in their units and undercut their authority especially in combat where the uniform code of military justice is most tested by the stresses of war. the department has undertaken a variety of initiatives to strengthen our effor
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
saying and then move on to the serious discussion of tax reform and environment issues. so i see it in a sense the opposite way. i say let's get this done, the sequestration part in the debt ceiling in the next six weeks and then move on. those who are saying let's do it dribble by turbo, they are the ones who would be undermining the effort to sit down and have a serious discussion of tax reform. >> we've got about two minutes left. francine. >> the question about itemize deductions. what s-sierra thought of having a cab, that people can use it for whatever they want for mark h., whatever. >> i think the problem with the cap is that it has to seriously consequence, especially for charitable contributions. because a substantial portion of the charitable contributions come from the very wealthy. ii think the figure may be something like well over half comes from people with income over a million. it may be more than not. so the problem with the cap is do it have anything significant consequences for charitable contributions and perhaps for state and local taxes. so i think a battery to lo
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
environment -- sorry. it can be hard to ignore, but were going to do it. another piece of the political environment, where we had the ability to fix the situation. we know to fix this. we needed a comprehensive dead deal that's big enough to stabilize the debt and we'll remember that. when you're trying to balance the budget. were not very. were not going to be there soon. you have to make sure that that's not faster than the economy and it's on a downward path and the problem is so big or too calm% year to look at every part of the budget. you have to look at defense spending. you have to clearly focused on health care costs, which go faster than the economy. we have to fix our social security system, which makes promises bigger than what we can pay out on the road. we have to raise revenues. we started down the path, but we haven't looked had to do about overhauling tax system, which would you want to raise revenue, you could do in could do in the way bad for the economy hallway discussion helps increase competitiveness and modernizes our tax system. so we know what the answers are. w
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:30am EST
, amplified by the deteriorating economic environment that chavez will also bequeath to his successor. so what happens next? are there some scenarios that are more likely than others? what are the implications for vens venezuela and also the international community, and what is the chavez legacy for the region? we've assembled a top flight panel, each of the panelists having deep experience in and knowledge of venezuela. our first panel cyst is russell dallen -- panelist is russell dallen. was is a journalist through and through having worked for a firm of leading publications around the world, a keen observer of the issues. he's also an effective commentator, and his views are widely sought by the press and the markets. any of you of who have followed venezuela recently have probably seen his name pop up in some of the press articles. russ is a harry suspect truman scholar which is something i like to point out whenever i can. second is charles shapiro, formerly the u.s. ambassador to venezuela. charles recently which canned a very successful tenure at a state department, and he now
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am EST
council for science and the environment hosted for rum. the head of fema will discuss hurricane katrina, the ongoing drought and earthquake in japan. that is on c-span 3 at 830 eastern. then the brookings institution event on innovation and the economy. >> in light of the postponement of the inauguration thehugo cha -- the inauguration of hugo chavez. this is just over an hour. >> a reminder to turn off your cell phones or anything that beeps. we appreciate that very much. well, everybody, good morning. it sounds like church almost. pretty good. [laughter] we are very pleased that you have chosen to join us on a great day here in washington. we hope the conversation will be more lively in here than the weather outside. thank you for taking some time to join us today. ambassadors, congressman, knowledgeable observers all, the quality of the audience is a very knowledgeable and experienced group that have followed venezuela for some time. so you have a very good group of folks that you're talking to. so you have to be on your best behavior. please make sure that you are. last thursday, ja
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
typical of the urban environment that you're going to go into -- let's go back to aurora. those covering communities around aurora, colorado that it is an important conversation because they're sore consensus around the country above refer to its gun legislation that complements other things. it was defined in republican areas a lot of support for afterschool. the further away you get in continuing the conversation i would say you dispel a breakdown of cultural barriers because there are differences, your ranch in montana. >> on came to my ranch to go fishing and i said to my ranch manager, who is an avid outdoorsman and quite apolitical, owns a lot of guns, but primarily a traditional bow hunter. i say trade when it's coming at us to the has chief of staff ms. brittany secret service detail within. said i've got to go make a spirit i said no, they are going to let their guns. the secret service came and spent a lot of time and came back on other occasions to go fishiness in the secret service had my ranch manager bonded over it. >> respect do not and i don't want to use your ra
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 10:30pm EST
environment. i know that a lot were included in the economic stimulus bill. host: is president of? making fewer promises that he was initially? -- is president obama making fewer promises than initially? guest: absolutely. the 2012 campaign was a campaign of attacks. when we look back at the moments of the campaign, as you look at the debates and what they were saying on the campaign trail of what they were saying in commercials, they spent so much of the time attacking each other. relatively little laying out their agenda in any detail. this was one of the hardest to fact check. mitt romney did not provide details about the tax plan. obama spent some time attacking mitt romney that there were just some many fewer promises made. there was less of an agenda. host:the score coard looks at 500 promises made by obama. he has made progress on 73% of them. thank you for being here. that website is politifact.com. >> tomorrow, cheryl olson talks about violent video game and the effect on young people. john lott talked about the obama administration's efforts to reduce gun violence. diane oakley
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
national council for silence and the environment host as forum on the disasters and environment. after remarks by fema director craig fugate, the lessons will focus on hurricane katrina, the ongoing drought and earthquake in japan on c-span 3 at 8:30 eastern. on c-span 2 at 9:00 a.m. eastern, a brookings institution conference on innovation and the economy. panelists in the day long event are scheduled to include the presidents and c.e.o.'s of alcoa, procter & gamble and nike. >> he had been talking about this dream he'd had. he talked about it for years, the american dream, and that it had become his dream and he had been in detroit just a few months before and he had talked about, you know, i have a dream that america will some day realize these principles and the declaration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that moment. >> sunday on "after words" clayborn carson recalls his journey as a civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. it's part of three days of book tv this weekend, monday, featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm EST
invest in environments and how to report those local governments that actually take large responsibility for mitigating risk with their is this an investment. >> thank you. we have time just for one more question. i've got about three hours of questions and frenemy. this next one combined three or four cards, a question that came from the audience and it comes under the title of damned if you do and damned if you don't. this is about rebuilding and reallocating. what happens to poor people who can't afford to keep their homes and craig you dealt with this and margareta also. also some of the vulnerable areas are also economic centered where factories and infrastructure and corporations in areas and that is part of what drives people to be there. there is also an industrial economic aspect to this. part of the challenge about helping are not helping is an ethical question as well as a legal question. i would like each of you to address that briefly if you could. >> here is how i have been framing it. i have been in too many places in this country that i called the proverbia
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
time begins to impact on the environment and on people. and so that's when you get into agricultural drought, hydrologic drought, and there's another type of drought sometimes referred to which is more socioeconomic drought, which is kind of a supply and demand thing, so there gets to be a lot of confusion sometimes between what is an agricultural drought and what is at hydrologic drought. in the minds of the public eye which is a also in the minds of some researchers and scientists speed roger, you live right there in colorado, quite a few months out of the year so you in a state that's got the perfect case study. i think he wanted to make a comment on that? >> so from the standpoint of the state of colorado, one of the things, and other states that don has mentioned them is the idea of linking the drought plan to the other planning mechanis mechanisms. the links between the drought plan and the water resources plan in many cases are very tenuous. one of the few states that's actually trying to make a link between long-term use of the aquifer and its drought plan, that don and other
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
being wasted. so our efforts are very important to try to create this environment is most appropriate. that is what we are doing. there are potential risks and inflation was mentioned. we have obviously used an expansionary monetary policy and we have increased the amount of reserves that banks hold with the bad. there are some people that think that that will be inflationary. personally i don't see much evidence of that. inflation, as i mentioned, has been quite low. expectations remain anchored. private sector forecasters do not seek any inflation coming up, and in particular, we have, i believe, with all the tools that we need to undo our monetary policy stimulus and to take that away for inflation becomes a problem. so i do not believe that you can inflation is going to be a result of any of us. that being said i stability -- in terms of stability, it is well maintained. the other thing worth mentioning is financial ability. this is a difficult issue. the concern has been raised by keeping interest rates very low that the federal reserve induces people to take greater risks in the
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 2:00pm EST
makes america so great which is the rule of law and having order and creating an environment where people can thrive because there is that order. but also understanding we live in a globe where we should be the leaders and have to interact. that's where our children's future are is being a part of this global economy. that's not something we can easily avoid, it's there. caller: i'm a city worker and right now i see that new york services for the mentally ill are being sabotaged because of the union and pensions. i just want to know why pensions are being blamed for everything. i play -- pay into my own pension. host: do you have a question or is that a statement? caller: why are pensions being blamed for the budget problems. when you pay into your -- host: thanks for the call. guest: it is just a reality. when you look at budgets and obligations there is no doubt there are some areas and some places where we've over extended our obligations. we have promised too much. you have people who have made commitments and cities and companies have made commitments that they cannot meet. th
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
, especially in the political environment where each participant has multiple constituencies to which they're accountable in some fashion and paying attention to. and so you take the last few days, clearly in a state of play that involves positioning, and we can be critical, it's easy to be create -- critical about why that's kind of the reaction everybody always has in a labor dispute. why can't they just get in the room? they know the range of substantive outcome. it's not a secret, it's not hard to find, why can't they do it this afternoon? and similarly, observing events in the fiscal negotiations, everybody looks at it and say, well, why can't they get those four or five people around the table in the roosevelt room this afternoon and resolve it? the subsequent outline has always been there, it's been this in every private conversation with maul groups of members -- with small groups of members of congress from both sides. it's not elusive. the details can be complicated especially on issues like health care costs, but the broad outlines of a resolution of these problems are not
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
live events this morning. the council for science and the environment discusses disasters in the environment. the discussion will focus on the lessons of hurricane katrina, the ongoing drought, and the earthquake in japan. that is on c-span3 at 8:30 on with -- , today's a few moments headlines and phone calls, live on washington journal. the us house of representatives will be in session at two o'clock eastern. a disaster aid spending bill for hurricane sandy. in 45 minutes, we will be joined by scott rigell of virginia. we will talk about his recent we will talk about his recent letter to
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
foreign and what is domestic. the world economy, the world environment, the world aids crisis, the world arms race -- they affect us all. today, as an older order passes, the new world is more free but less stable. communism's collapse has called forth old animosities and new dangers. clearly, america must continue to lead the world we did so much to make. while america rebuilds at home, we will not shrink from the challenges nor fail to seize the opportunities of this new world. together with our friends and allies, we will work to shape change, lest it engulf us. when our vital interests are challenged or the will and conscience of the international community is defied, we will act, with peaceful diplomacy whenever possible, with force when necessary. the brave americans serving our nation today in the persian gulf, in somalia, and wherever else they stand are testament to our resolve. but our greatest strength is the power of our ideas, which are still new in many lands. across the world we see them embraced, and we rejoice. our hopes, our hearts, our hands are with those on eve
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 10:00am EST
. that is a rich interest level in this environment. you have to wonder if the bank isn't holding on to your loan to maintain that high level of interest. i wonder if the might be worth your while to try to go to another bank and not refinance with the same company. it has become a much more difficult circumstances to get a mortgage because the banks are still recovering from all the bad loans that day made during the real estate mania. host: this idea of the debt to income ratio. that was something richard cordray talked-about. this is from american hero joe. explain this issue for us. guest: this goes to the heart of the ability to repay the loan. we do not want people taking on loans that they cannot afford to repay. 43% is the outside level. if your mortgage debt sure other debt -- car loans, credit cards -- exceed 43% of your growth or pre-tax income, then that is too much. that is a loan that is becoming too onerous and you might have trouble repaying. anything below 43% is acceptable as a qualified mortgage. anything above that starts to get into the territory of you are not havi
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